Wildlife Caution on Vancouver Island: Choose from a half-day jaunt in and around the lakes and hills of Quadra Island, just a 7 minute ferry ride from Campbell River, or make an effort on a multi-day strenuous vertical climb that Strathcona Provincial Park is famous for, it all exists within minutes of the city limits … Continue reading Wild Animal Awareness – Hiking and TrekkingRead More
Spring is the season for ticks? How do I remove them safely? How do I know what they look like? Where are they and can they attach to my dog? If these are the questions you ask then read on.Read More
If you have never hiked in the Campbell River area, be aware you are entering a wilderness area and precautions should be considered. Although hiking in the Vancouver Island Wilderness is an experience you will never forget be prepared. Here are some helpful tips.Read More
Vancouver Island offers the best wilderness hiking and adventure experiences in the world along with some world class wild predators. Amongst them the infamous Cougar, Mountain lion or Puma and of course we are world renowned for our Bears. Read more and be safe.Read More
Vancouver Island and the Campbell River area hosts the best Cougar habitat in the world, also known as Mountain Lions or Puma these; the largest cats in North America are on the top of the food chain. Learn how to prepare yourself for an encounter and be cautious when hiking in wilderness areas.
Vancouver Island is famous for its Black Bears and Campbell River could likely be the epicenter of these gorgeous creatures because we see them in our back yards. What do we do to avoid bears? How can we prepare ourselves for an encounter and when we do have an encounter what do we do?
Small as they are; Wasps and Bees can be as deadly as the largest of predators, stings at the very least can be painful, at the most can be dangerous. How do I prepare myself? How do I know I have been stung? What do I do when I have been stung?Read More
Ticks can be found in most wooded or forested regions throughout Vancouver Island and are common in areas where there are deer trails or low lying bushes. Spring is the season for ticks? How do I remove them safely? How do I know what they look like? Where are they and can they attach to my dog? If these are the questions you ask then read on.Read More